Atrocity Crimes Litigation Year-in-Review (2014-15) Conference

The Institute hosted an in-depth discussion of developments in atrocity crimes litigation since January 2014. Professor David Scheffer moderated a panel of leading practitioners and experts in the field of international criminal law as they discussed recent jurisprudence and current happenings from throughout the field.

The full program is available here.


  • Dr. Abi Williams
    President of The Hague Institute

Expert Panel

  • Judge Chang-ho Chung
    Judge at the International Criminal Court (ICC)
  • James Kirkpatrick Stewart
    Deputy Prosecutor (ICC)
  • Douglas Stringer
    Senior Trial Attorney and Appeals Counsel, Office of the Prosecutor (ICTY)
  • Ekkehard Withopf
    Acting Chief of Prosecutions, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)
  • James Arguin
    Chief, Appeals and Legal Advisory Division (ICTR Office of the Prosecutor)
  • Kate Gibson
    Defense Counsel before the ICTR and ICC
  • Marie Guiraud
    International Lead Co-Lawyer for Civil Parties (ECCC)
  • Peter Haynes
    QC, Defense and Victims’ Counsel
  • Emira Hodzic
    Head of Legal Department, Bosnia and Herzegovina Court
  • Professor David Scheffer, Moderator
    Northwestern University School of Law – Center for International Human Rights


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